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  • Sustainable Construction in Indian Country Charting a Course to Sustainability

    Charting a Course to Sustainability | October 2015

    Fond du Lac Veterans Supportive Housing, which opened in 2013, is the most recent housing development for families and single people of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa (FDL) designed to support homeless tribal members—in this case veterans—while also advancing the FDL’s commitment to the environment. Read More »

  • Sustainable Construction in Indian Country Expanding Affordability With Modular Multifamily Infill Housing

    Expanding Affordability With Modular Multifamily Infill Housing | October 2014

    Kah San Chako Haws (East House in Chinook) is the first multistory, multifamily modular building in Portland, OR. The three-building development houses nine low-income families in studio, one- and two-bedroom units. Read More »

  • Best Practices in Tribal Housing:
					Case Studies 2013

    Best Practices in Tribal Housing: Case Studies 2013 | October 2014

    It is with great enthusiasm that we present the exemplary tribal housing documented here, as part of the Case Studies 2013 project by the Sustainable Native Communities Collaborative. These case studies are foundational to our multiyear effort to research and share the exciting work that tribes... Read More »

  • Final Report Sustainable Construction in Indian Country Initiative thumbnail

    Final Report Sustainable Construction in Indian Country Initiative | May 2011-May 2013

    The Sustainable Construction in Indian Country (SCinIC) initiative was a congressionally mandated effort of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Policy Development and Research, in partnership with the HUD Office of Native American Programs (ONAP). Read More »

  • Energy Evaluation and Recommendations: Elder Housing Sunrise Acres thumbnail

    Energy Evaluation and Recommendations: Elder Housing Sunrise Acres | November 27, 2012

    St. Regis Tribal and housing authority leadership believes that an energy efficient, healthy home is the foundation of society and that a quality home provides a pathway to achieving an enriched lifestyle. Sunrise Acres Phase Two illustrates the Tribe and the housing authority’s leadership... Read More »

  • Energy Efficiency Evaluation and Recommendations: 14380 S. Farm Road Multifamily Housing

    Energy Efficiency Evaluation and Recommendations: 14380 S. Farm Road Multifamily Housing | November 27, 2012

    The Cocopah Indian Tribe, in southwestern Arizona, is committed to providing its members with safe, affordable, healthy, and energy efficient housing. This vision should encourage members living on the Reservation to remain and encourage members' now living offreservation to return. Read More »

  • Energy Evaluation and Recommendations: Kekyajek Odanek Elder Housing

    Energy Evaluation and Recommendations: Kekyajek Odanek Elder Housing | August 6, 2012

    The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi in Michigan constructed 20 single-family elder units in 2005 as part of an ongoing community master plan for Pokegnek Edawat Dowagiac. Key sustainable elements of this phase of the master plan included: dense deep-rooted vegetation, permeable pavement, clustering... Read More »

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